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On this day in football history
- 1872 The first officially recognised international between England and Scotland took place at Partick, Glasgow and ended in a 0-0 draw.
- 1927 For the fourth successive year, Watford and Brighton and Hove Albion were drawn together in the FA Cup. In the first two years went to replays with Brighton winning in 1924 and Watford in 1925. On the last two occasions, Brighton won at the first attempt at Watford.
- 1934 Death of Alec Bell, Manchester City trainer for the previous nine years, at the age of 51. He joined Manchester United as a player in 1903 and, with Dick Duckworth and Charlie Roberts, formed one of the greatest half-back lines of the era. He won a Cup winners medal in 1909 and a Championship medal in 1911 before moving to Blackburn Rovers and picking up another Championship medal with them. He played for Scotland against Wales in 1912.
- 1946 Willi Stefan, Swiss international full-back, made his debut for Chelsea at Derby. He was in England on a business course at the time and played in 15 League games for the London club during the season.
- 1955 Floodlights were used in an international match in Britain for the first time when they were switched on late in the second half of England's match against Spain at Wembley. England won the match 4-1.
- 1991 The United States beat Norway 2-1 to become the women's football World Champions.
- 1994 Ian Rush makes his 600th appearance for Liverpool. He scored a hat-trick in a 3-1 win in the Coca Cola Cup tie against Blackburn at Ewood Park.